Santiago de Compostela

"La Beranguela"

ID: 37
Address: Plaza de las Platerías
Santiago de Compostela, A Coruña, Spain
Origin: Spain
Builder: Antelo
Model / Serial: /
Date: XIX Century
Movement:
Measures:
Dials: 4
With only one hand each.
Escapement: Graham Deadbeat
Pendulum:
Strikes: Hours & quarters with Counting Wheel (2 bells)
The hour strikes is on the "La Berenguela" bell that weights more than 8 tons.
Weights:
History:
State: The clock was totally restored for the visit made by the Pope John Paul II by 1990. then a new Berenguela was placed because the original one was cracked.
Notes: The clock, the tower and the bells receive the name "La Berenguela" because that is the name of the main bell that weights over 5 tons.
Source: http://www.multimania.com/sulka/sjc...
Contact: Thanks Joan Pedrals !
   

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